TY - CHAP A1 - Adrijana Filipović ED1 - Iker García-Garizábal ED2 - Raphael Abrahao Y1 - 2012-03-28 PY - 2012 T1 - Water Regime Affecting the Soil and Plant Nitrogen Availability N2 - Irrigated agriculture is the most significant user of fresh water in the world and, due to the large area occupied, is one of the major pollution sources for the water resources. This book comprises 12 chapters that cover different issues and problematics of irrigated agriculture: from water use in different irrigated systems to pollution generated by irrigated agriculture. Moreover, the book also includes chapters that deal with new possibilities of improving irrigation techniques through the reuse of drainage water and wastewater, helping to reduce freshwater extractions. A wide range of issues is herein presented, related to the evaluation of irrigated agriculture impacts and management practices to reduce these impacts on the environment. BT - Irrigation SP - Ch. 7 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/29028 DO - 10.5772/29028 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-04-22 ER -